At The Tea and Honey Store inside Grand Central Terminal, it's not about deciding between tea or honey. It's all about the word "and." The staff here are experts on pairing the two classic companions, satisfying your mood or whimsy of the moment.
The shop stocks an impressive tea selection; feel free to sniff your way though their offerings. Tavalon and Kusmi are frequently seen throughout the city, but I was particularly interested in the ones by Le Palais de Thés, specifically the Thé du Hammam. It's an intoxicating tea, a fruity blend of Chinese green tea and roses, orange flower water and dates—the same scents used in the Turkish steam bath. To pair, raw and unfiltered honey by Bees' Needs, locally sourced from a husband and wife team in Sag Harbor, New York. A daily indulgence I could easily grow accustomed to!
The Tea and Honey Store
Grand Central Terminal, 107 East 42nd Street New York, NY 10017 (map) 212-661-0805
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